County Council to Reduce Farm Tax Rate by One Percent

combine 0 270Grey County farmers will see a reduction in their taxes in 2019. County Council approved dropping the farm tax ratio by 1%. The decision was made during Committee of the Whole on April 11 as part of the annual Tax Policy report. The change will apply to both the County and local municipal tax ratios.

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Be Bear Wise This Spring

black bear Peter Mazurek270The Bruce Peninsula Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding residents to take simple precautions this spring to prevent attracting black bears as they come out of hibernation. The hungry bears will be seeking sources of food that can include garbage and bird feed.

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Shields Bridge Rehabilitation to Cost Less Than Expected

shields bridge 003270Meaford councillors received some good news at their April 8 meeting when they learned that the cost of the Shields Bridge rehabilitation, scheduled for this summer, will cost roughly $100,000 less than expected.

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